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Nov 5, 2009 02:56 PM


I have some very ripe bananas. If I mash them and then freeze, will they be usable (thawed, of course) for banana bread?

Thanks so much for your help.

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  1. I just freeze them in their skin. Thaw them on the counter and then peel and mash. The will be very soft and kind of gross looking, but work perfectly for banana bread.

      1. Don't bother mashing. As waver said, just freeze in their skin. They'll defrost mushy.

        1. Yes, freeze them in the skins. When you do that the skins will turn black. But not to worry -- the fruit inside is just fine.

          1. Thanks, everyone. Your advice is greatly appreciated! Will do as you say.